Composite materials
Composite materials (also called composition materials or shortened to composites) are materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical propertie...
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New High Tech Compact Materials
Material Designer, have develop a new type of countertop materials derived from Grapheno composites. This opens a new wide range of applications for the building industries...
New High Tech Compact Materials
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Lightweight 3D prefabricated concrete is signaling a revolution in architecture
Here's how a lightweight, prefabricated concrete slab is signaling a revolution in architecture.
A House Built Entirely Of Concrete That Will...
A House Built Entirely Of Concrete That Will Last Forever
Boeing: Lightest. Metal. Ever.
Microlattice is the lightest metallic structure ever made. At 99.99% air, it's light enough to balance on top of a dandelion, while its structure makes it st...
Mantis shrimp inspires next generation of ultra-strong materials
The next generation of airplanes, body armor and football helmets crawled out from under a rock—literally.
Wisconsin Concrete Innovation Makes Seattle Skyscraper Stable
A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineer's solution for streamlining the construction of skyscrapers is having a skyscraper moment in one of the most seismically active regions of the country.All co...
Mealworms recycle Styrofoam in 24 hours, according to study
New research reveals that mealworms can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam, which could have big implications for the recycling industry.
New 'thirsty' concrete absorbs water - YouTube
Tarmac has created Topmix Permeable, a porous concrete that allows rain water to flow though it. Up to 880 gallons of water can trickle through Topmix, which...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Sprayable Foam That Slows Bleeding Could Save Lives
Traumatic injuries, whether from serious car accidents, street violence or military combat, can lead to significant blood loss and death. But using a material derived from crustacean shells, scientist...
Fighting Climate Change – With Cement
Membrane-based technology developed at NTNU is one of four technologies that may be used in a full-scale CO2 capture project – in a cement factory. Gassnova, Norway’s state-funded effort to develop ca...
Google And Levi's To Make Smart Clothing That Interacts With Your Devices
Google and Levi's are teaming up to make digitally connected clothing, literally, smarty pants. The company's Advanced Technology and Projects group, known as ATAP, is working on fabric that can sense...
A Metal Composite That Will (Literally) Float Your Boat
Researchers have demonstrated a new metal matrix composite that is so light that it can float on water. A boat made of such composites will not sink despite damage to its structure. This first lightwe...
Engineered wood
Engineered wood, also called composite wood, man-made wood, or manufactured board; includes a range of derivative wood products which are manufactured by binding or fixing the strands, particles, fibe...
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Foam
A foam is a substance that is formed by trapping pockets of gas in a liquid or solid. A bath sponge and the head on a glass of beer are examples of foams. In most foams, the volume of gas is large, wi...
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Metal matrix composite
A metal matrix composite (MMC) is composite material with at least two constituent parts, one being a metal necessarily, the other material may be a different metal or another material, such as a cer...
Metallic microlattice
A metallic microlattice is a synthetic porous metallic material, consisting of an ultra-light metal foam. With a density as low as 0.9 kg/m (0.00561 lb/ft), it is one of the lightest structural m...
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Mealworms recycle Styrofoam in 24 hours, according to study
New research reveals that mealworms can subsist on a diet of Styrofoam, which could have big implications for the recycling industry.
Opus africanum
Opus africanum is a form of ashlar masonry used in Carthaginian and ancient Roman architecture, characterized by pillars of vertical blocks of stone alternating with horizontal blocks, filled in with ...
Opus africanum - Wikipedia
Cut-Tex PRO
Cut-Tex PRO is a high performance cut resistant fabric. As a technical fabric, Cut-Tex PRO is a combination of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene fibres and other technical fibres weaved by spec...
Fibre cement
Fibre cement is a composite building and construction material, used mainly in roofing and facade products because of its strength and durability.
The term "cement" originates from the Latin word...
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Rice hulls ash
Rice hulls (or rice husks) are the hard protecting coverings of grains of rice. In addition to protecting rice during the growing season, rice hulls can be put to use as building material, fertilizer,...
Mysterious Viking Sword Made With Technology From The Future?
The Viking sword Ulfberht was made of metal so pure it baffled archaeologists. It was thought the technology to forge such metal was not invented for another 800 or more years, during the Industrial R...
Hadamard-Rybczynski equation
In fluid dynamics, the Hadamard–Rybczynski equation gives the terminal velocity of slowly moving spherical bubble through an ambient fluid. It is named after Jacques Hadamard and Witold Rybczynski:whe...
Hadamard-Rybczynski equation - Wikipedia